Mercurius Vivus - Cough symptoms

Quicksilver, Mercurius, Mercury, Merc Viv

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HPUS indication of Mercurius Vivus: Sore throat

Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Mercurius Vivus may help, unprocessed Merc Viv may be best avoided.

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Merc Viv in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

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COUGH

Cough

Daytime

Daytime; only

Morning

Late morning; 9 to 5 or 6 p.m.

Evening

in bed

until midnight

Night

only

with perspiration

after midnight

2 or 3 a.m.

in night air

In cold air; in damp, cold air

When walking up stairs

Asthmatic

Barking

Becoming warm in bed

Choking

Constant

Cough from deep down; seems to come from the stomach

Drinking; cold drinks

Dry cough

evening

night

loose by day

with running nose

while lying down; side, on; right

On exertion; physical exertion

Exhausting cough

Hacking cough

Hoarse

Holds self during cough; must hold chest with both hands, while coughing

Hollow

When breathing; deep breathing

breathing out

Sensations in throat and air passages (either from coughing, or causing coughing); dryness from coughing; air passages

dryness from coughing; chest

from irritation in air passages; in larynx

from irritation in air passages; in wind pipe

scraping

Loose

While lying down

on either side

on right side

on left side

before sleep

during sleep

disturbs sleep; woken by cough

on going to sleep

Movement

of chest

Painful to cough

Comes on suddenly

evening

night

every other night, on falling asleep

attacks follow one another quickly

consisting of two coughs

Periodic, recurring

night

every other night

Persistent

Racking

night

Rattling

Rough

Running

Short

Sneezing; with sneezing

Intermittent

evening

night

When stretching out the arms; coughing after

Suffocating

Happy surprise

When talking

with inability to speak,

Tickling

evening

in bed; before falling asleep

in bronchia

chest

in upper chest

larynx

in wind pipe

Tight

Tormenting

Violent

night

Walking; fast

Whooping

night